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Leaving agriculture out of global climate deal justified, NZ climate scientist says

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 20 Oct 2015

By Pattrick Smellie Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Global efforts to combat climate change should focus first on eradicating carbon dioxide emissions, while less action on agricultural greenhouse gases is justified in the short term, a New Zealand climate change scientist says. Addressing the Climate Change and Business conference in Auckland, Victoria University’s climate change professor Dave Frame said: “The focus on CO2 means CO2 is the focus. Agriculture is something you can do something about later. “You don’t have to stop methane,” he...

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